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Lighting in Design Q4 2018

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Lighting in Design Q4 2018At the end of October, members from the lighting industry gathered for an information session in Pretoria held jointly by the National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications (NRCS), the Department of Energy and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Information shared was around the planned regulation of general service and directional lamps for general illumination using incandescent, halogen, fluorescent, high intensity discharge, LED, and other light sources. The ramifications of the topic were clearly evident as the room quickly filled beyond capacity with major players from the lighting industry.

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Lighting in Design: Latest News

Thavhani Mall, an iconic night time beacon

Published: 06 December 2018

The Thavhani Mall, a 50 000 sqm regional shopping centre, is located in the centre of Thohoyandou in Northern Limpopo and has been carefully planned to offer substantial and meaningful...

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How to light a dining room

Published: 06 December 2018

Much like the kitchen, the dining room is a space where family and friends get together to entertain, eat, chat and share special memories. A room with so many applications...

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Why Lighting-as-a-Service is set to grow

Published: 06 December 2018

With IT becoming so much a part of every area of business, it was only a matter of time before certain IT industry concepts moved into other spheres. Technology professionals...

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Light touch required for unique factory

Published: 09 November 2018

The AHRLAC Manufacturing Facility is a specialised and unique manufacturing development. The client, Aerospace Development Corporation, in collaboration with the Paramount Group, is responsible for the design, production and support...

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Simplifying smart lighting networks

Published: 09 November 2018

Smart lighting and the Internet of Things (IoT) have enabled extensive, complex connected lighting installations. However, alongside the ability to improve on traditional systems, smart lighting systems have led to...

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L A M P winners announced for 2018 International Lighting Design Competition

Published: 09 November 2018

Celebrating its fifth annual lighting design competition, L A M P (Lighting Architecture Movement Project) has announced its 2018 international lighting design winners in Vancouver, Canada.

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The future for smart street lighting

Published: 09 November 2018

Network connectivity and intelligence integrated into LED-based luminaires form the backbone of smart buildings and cities, and make the Internet of Things (IoT) vision feasible. Lighting in Design spoke to...

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Big impact for this fresh take on ‘big box’ retail

Published: 08 October 2018

Leroy Merlin – the world’s largest home improvement retailer, and present in 13 countries – has made its first foray into the African market with the opening of a store...

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Illuminating a legendary Mauritian hotel

Published: 08 October 2018

The One&Only Le Saint Géran has set new standards of ultra-luxury on the island of Mauritius as it welcomes guests back following a multimillion dollar investment.  

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‘Unconnected lighting’ still very much alive

Published: 08 October 2018

Terms like ‘connected lighting’, ‘intelligent lighting’, and ‘Internet of Light’ are becoming mainstream as the lighting industry moves more and more towards adding connectivity to LED-based solutions. And rightfully so...

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Embassy Towers stands proud as an icon

Published: 05 September 2018

Tucked behind the United States Consulate, the building enjoys breath-taking views across to the Magaliesberg Mountains as well as to the south, east and westerly directions owing to the residential...

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Lighting leads to increased turnover at FMCG store

Published: 05 September 2018

When George Skoutellas – known by many in the industry as ‘Mr SPAR’ – acquired the SUPERSPAR Blackheath in the northern suburbs of Gauteng, he embarked on an ambitious plan...

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Platinum Sponsor Philips Lighting South Africa showcasing lighting innovations At Africa LED Expo

Published: 05 September 2018

Platinum sponsor Philips Lighting South Africa are showcasing a range of advanced lighting systems at the upcoming Africa LED Expo, co-located with the FESPA Africa, Sign Africa and Africa Print...

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Selecting the correct LED driver

Published: 10 August 2018

Light Emitting Diodes are fast becoming the dominant technology in the South-African lighting market. LED’s require specific devices called LED drivers for proper operation. Most end-users are unaware of this...

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How to light a kitchen

Published: 10 August 2018

In most homes the kitchen has the honour of being both the heart of the home and the most multifunctional room in the house. The right lighting is essential to...

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A modern pavilion for art

Published: 02 July 2018

The Norval Foundation, a multi-sensory celebration of art, architecture and landscape, opened to the public this April. The project provided a unique opportunity for the project team; a client brief...

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Trends driving office lighting

Published: 02 July 2018

Office design, and in turn, office lighting, has changed dramatically over the years. Better workplace lighting (both natural daylight and artificial light) has been linked to a 15 percent reduction...

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Specialist lights for the panel beating industry

Published: 02 July 2018

When auto body specialist Renew-it was planning the design of its new branch in Edenvale, Johannesburg, Flolite Lighting Manufacturers & Distributers was able to develop a new light fitting for...

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ELDC launches new showroom in Parkhurst, Johannesburg

Published: 02 July 2018

ELDC, the European Light and Design Centre, a distributor of some of the best European lighting to Southern Africa, recently opened a new showroom in Parkhurst. ELDC imports brands such...

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Looking back at Light + Building 2018

Published: 13 June 2018

Every two years the lighting community comes together for Light+Building in Frankfurt, Germany, a blockbuster week-long trade show where manufacturers showcase innovations and products. This year, with ‘Connected – Secure...

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Layered lighting for award-winning store

Published: 13 June 2018

When the owner and CEO of Exclusive Books bought the chain in 2013, it was a homecoming to the brand of which he had been CEO in the 1980s. Passionate...

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Croatian roundabout wins lighting award

Published: 13 June 2018

The lighting of the biggest roundabout in Croatia has won an award at the 35th International Lighting Design Awards in Chicago. The roundabout in Pula, designed by Dean Skira, picked...

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Signify creates light watercolours in China

Published: 13 June 2018

Guangzhou in China, a sprawling port city northwest of Hong Kong on the Pearl River, is the capital and most populous city of the province of Guangdong. One of the most populated and fastest growing...

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Decorative LED lighting for prestigious lifestyle estate

Published: 11 June 2018

Clara Anna Fontein is a new upmarket residential development next to the winelands in Durbanville, Cape Town. BEKA Schreder supplied the decorative residential street lighting for this project. Situated just...

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Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition to focus on a changing industry

Published: 08 June 2018

The 23rd Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition, to be held from 9-12 June at the China Import and Export Fair Complex in Guangzhou, China, will also feature the Thinklight: Embracing Changes Forum. This forum...

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Lighting trends show set for South Africa in August

Published: 08 June 2018

iSA Lighting Trend Show will be gathering the best Chinese lighting manufacturers to showcase their wares and network with the South African lighting industry this August. Taking place at the...

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Emerging trends in façade lighting

Published: 08 June 2018

Illuminated building façades and building envelopes not only add to the versatility of the architecture itself, but alter how we see and use the building. Building façades are powerful fixed...

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Lighting an icon

Published: 08 June 2018

Probably the most talked about building in South Africa this year, the new Discovery global headquarters in Sandton has become the largest new build project to date to receive a...

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Designed to maximise natural light

Published: 14 March 2018

Architects of Justice (AOJ) have created a geometrically striking industrial-chic office building for Caldas Engineering.

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Eye-catching space for Cradle of Humankind

Published: 14 March 2018

Regent Lighting Solutions (RLS) worked closely with GREENInc, a landscape architectural practice, to create an eye-catching and thought-provoking picnic and event space at the official visitor centre of Maropeng’s Cradle...

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Office lighting stimulates energy levels

Published: 14 March 2018

Philips Lighting has helped to transform the Czech Republic headquarters of energy company innogy by installing an LED lighting system tuned to support the circadian rhythms of innogy’s office staff...

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Illuminating for optimal effect

Published: 14 March 2018

In order to illuminate for optimal effect, it is essential to rethink the lighting in your space. Much like clothing and interiors, one does not notice lighting when it is...

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Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition): a decade of trade

Published: 28 February 2018

Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition) celebrates its tenth anniversary this year from 6-9 April at the Hong Kong...

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First of a kind lighting control for AMG showroom

Published: 30 November 2017

The AMG Performance Centre in Menlyn Pretoria has recently undergone a redesign of its sales showrooms with lighting designed to fit the AMG brand identity. Lighting played a vital role...

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Sun Arena: alight and alive

Published: 20 November 2017

The newly opened Sun International Sun Arena seats 8500 people and is set to host some of the biggest music concerts in South Africa. The ground floor of the venue...

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Global high-end lighting market set to grow

Published: 20 November 2017

A report by Grand View Research, Inc. indicates that the global high-end lighting market is expected to grow to $24.32 billion by 2025. According to the research, the increasing demand...

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